UNIX

How to run commands at shutdown on Linux

How to run commands at shutdown on Linux
Linux and Unix systems have long made it pretty easy to run a command on boot. But as it turns out, running a command on shutdown is a little more...Read more

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor

10 reasons to use Flowblade on Linux as your video editor
Flowblade is a surprisingly effective and efficient video editor for Linux.Read more

Everything is a file

David Both explains one of the most powerful concepts of Unix and Linux.Read more

Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) for the Unix shell

Klaatu tells us about his upcoming All Things Open talk, HIG and how it affects the user interface of the Linux shell, and, of course, his name.Read more

The tools don't get you the job

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The concepts and ideas of creative design should be taught, not just tools. That doesn't get you the job.Read more

How I landed a job in open source

One story of open source curiosity leading to a career in open source and various adventures.Read more

How to set up a free and open source environment on your computer

free and open source software on your computer
Previously, I provided several options for organisations wanting to update their current Windows XP environment to a free and open source (FOSS)...Read more

Open source: The antidote for "too big to fail"

Open source: The antidote for "too big to fail"
If you look at the evolution of the IT landscape over the past 30 years, you see two distinct trends: the continued growth of the IT dinosaurs (...Read more